Posts by
Chris Hurley

17 November 2019

17 November 2019

Server Estate Management early access program

In Redgate’s R& D Division, Foundry, we’ve been looking into ways to help you manage your server estate more efficiently. Our goal is to provide a single source of truth about what’s happening in your estate so that you can be more proactive in delivering the best service possible to your customers. We’ve now... Read more

13 June 2019

13 June 2019

Database provisioning and containers

You might have heard of the concept of containers, at least in passing – or maybe you’re already using them widely in both dev/test and production. Containers are a great way to isolate your application code from the environment it’s running in, and they offer a range of benefits from easier deployments and scaling... Read more

6 April 2017

6 April 2017

Why is my clone so small?

How is it possible that the cloned databases could be so small and lightweight,  and yet behave exactly like any normal database, complete with all the data? It sounds like magic, but it's not. It simply makes clever use of native Windows virtualization technology. Read more

28 February 2017

28 February 2017

Team-based database development with SQL Clone

For most development teams, the database provisioning process involves some element of compromise. Either the process is slow, but the database is realistic or the process is fast but the database unrealistic. Chris Hurley explains why SQL Clone can allow the team to develop and test with a real database, without the compromises. Read more